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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week we take on: a bill proposal that would take healthcare from vulnerable children, a Ogden-based addiction recovery program, a ban on using handheld phones for Utah drivers and a stupid reaction to a mundane incident.


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A N. Utah school district teaches kids art is evil and the human body is shameful

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Administrators in the Cache County School District need to begin defending art, not acting as censors on behalf of those who misunderstand and fear it.


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In an Ogden courtroom, a widow offers 3 powerful words: "I forgive you"

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If Natalie Jex can find the strength to forgive Kyle Yepez, the man responsible for the death of her husband, the rest of us can learn to forgive one another too.


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An avalanche warning is a matter of life and death

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Any Utah mountain can turn lethal during an avalanche warning. The death toll proves it.


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Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

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“The most real things in the world are those that neither children nor men can see.”


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Lawmakers need to do more than acknowledge climate change in Utah

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A local lawmaker is proposing a resolution to the Legislature to acknowledge the negative realities of climate change in Utah.


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READERS REACT: AP discovers recent Mormon proxy baptisms

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The ceremonies were performed on victims of the Holocaust, as well as deceased family members of political and celebrity figures.


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Tax reform bill will set Hatch's legacy in stone — good or bad

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The predictions for whether the sweeping measure will be ultimately good or bad for the U.S. is still unknown, but the part Hatch played in making it happen won’t be forgotten.


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Maternal mood disorders are pervasive and possibly deadly in Utah

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At least 1 in 5 Utah mothers likely suffer from some for of maternal mood disorder after childbirth. But we don’t seem to want to acknowledge it. 


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week’s topics: Transparency from Weber County commissioners, Cow Gal Sam DeLeeuw, UTA ski buses, overwatering, and more. 


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